Monthly Archives: June 2016

26 JUNE 2016

The weekend is a great time to see our orphans in their family homes so we set off early, first for Evergreen Community Garden.  There was hardly any sign of the man at the bottom of the compost pit bar earth being … Continue reading

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24 June 2016

THANK YOU LORD – with knobs on!!  The water came on last night just before bed and so we were able to have a shower.  Such bliss!  Quite how the wonderful Nercia manages to do all our washing and clean … Continue reading

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22 June 2016

Having had something of a rest yesterday, only getting ANOTHER new tyre on the 4 x 4 (surprised we don’t need them after every trip) sourcing stuff for the house, J and Stephen doing the accounts, it was full on … Continue reading

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20 JUNE 2016

Picture this:   you’re a small person, living without much contact with the outside world when a car stops (not an everyday occurrence) and out step 2 fluorescent green people with purple hair sticking up in spikes all over their head.  You … Continue reading

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18 JUNE 2016

WHAT excitement!  I actually managed to hang the kitchen curtains I’ve made following TWO trips to the tailor in town to stitch them up – he was highly amused!     But what is that compared to finding water for our next well?!!  Philemon, and Janet’s … Continue reading

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16 June 2016

Well guys, as promised, this is a taste of  ‘Shopping in Chipata’ (see below).  We haven’t taken a picture of Spar or Shoprite, which are two European type supermarkets, as we thought you’d like a taste of Zambia.  Stopping to … Continue reading

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14 June 2016

Off to Mwazyangulu School first thing to take a whole load of simple teaching aids e.g. laminated a – z cards that I had put on a long string so they could hang them across the wall.  You wouldn’t think it … Continue reading

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12 JUNE 2016

Well yesterday was the Queen’s very special birthday.   What an amazing lady, and if you haven’t yet got a copy of the book ‘The Servant Queen and the King she serves’ I’d highly recommend it.  We were able to see … Continue reading

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10 June 2016

At the end of our last blog I asked ‘who knows what tomorrow will bring?’  Well ‘tomorrow’ brought a friend of ours, Lina Read, from Maidenhead, to stay!  Her husband Andy used to be Suzie’s boss when they lived in that area … Continue reading

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June 5 – June 8 2016

Just Happenings Phew!!  Well we got here!  Having discovered that flights were going to be £400 each more than before, we hit on the cost-saving idea of booking our journey in two stages.   The first to Johannesburg and the … Continue reading

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